Szent-Gyorgyi


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Szent-Györ·gyi

(sānt-jôr′jē, sĕnt-dyœr′dyĭ), Albert 1893-1986.
Hungarian-born American biochemist who was the first to isolate vitamin C. He won a 1937 Nobel Prize for discoveries relating to biological combustion.
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Szent-Gyorgyi's discoveries helped launch an onslaught of vitamin C research, especially into its ability to enhance immune function.
A model related to Szent-Gyorgyi's approach that involves an extended excited state inside the organism is the concept of the bioplasma, developed independently by Sedlak [6] and Inyushin.
UPDATE: Szent-Gyorgyi's theory did not ultimately provide new cancer treatments.
The Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research was established by the National Foundation for Cancer Research in honour of its co-founder Dr.
Born in Budapest on September 16, 1893, Szent-Gyorgyi was active in the Hungarian Resistance during World War II.
Indeed he had been playing tennis since high school, and had joined with Andrew Szent-Gyorgyi as a doubles partner in MBL tournaments.
Pauling's ideas about vitamin C partly echoed another Nobel Prize winner, whom he called "the most charming scientist in the world": Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (Allchin, 2007).
In 1937 the Nobel prize for "Physiology or Medicine" was awarded to Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, a professor of biochemistry at the University of Szeged in Hungary.
The classical view of vitamin C deficiency and scurvy being exclusively nutritional disorders (postulated by Szent-Gyorgyi more than 70 years ago) needs to be updated.
The Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Gyorgyi isolated ascorbic acid in 1932, and today we are able to buy inexpensive megadoses of vitamin C.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of vitamin C.
Los primeros flavonoides fueron aislados e identificados en 1936 por Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, M.D., Ph.D., bioquimico Hungaro, quien gano el premio Nobel por su descubrimiento de la vitamina C.